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What is the census?

A census is a count of all people and households in the country that takes place every ten years. It asks people about subjects such as work, health, ethnic background, education and marital status.

The 2011 Census took place on 27 March 2011 and was organised and carried out by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

2011 Census Results: First Release

2011 Census Profile

2011 Ethnicity and Religion Profile


Census 2011 Ward profiles

Blackburn with Darwen is divided into 23 different areas which are known as Wards. Please click on the links below to access the required ward profile. The Ward Profiles have been compiled to give a statistical overview of each Ward based on data collected in the census.


Contact details

Mail Research and Information team, Policy and communications, Third Floor, Town Hall, Blackburn. BB1 7DY
Phone Number(s) 01254 585693
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E-mail research@blackburn.gov.uk
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